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Vet in Schools (VETiS) Certificate II in Electrotechnology School-Based Training (Career Start)



Nationally Recognised TrainingThis is a prevocational course in Electrotechnology training that is delivered to affiliated schools who currently have a Third Party Agreement with Electrogroup Training. This course is recommended as a ‘pre-apprenticeship’ pathway for a full Certificate III in Electrotechnology, trade qualification. Once you have completed this course you will have gained theory knowledge and practical experience in a hands-on training environment. With the completion of work experience you will also learn first-hand from qualified tradesperson working within in the industry. Please note this is a VET in Schools program funded by the Queensland Government under the Cert III Guarantee program.  Please see the fact sheet in your induction pack for further information, or follow this link


Key things you will learn:

  • Electrical theory and circuits
  • Occupation health and safety
  • Solving problems in electrical circuits
  • Identifying and selecting electrotechnology materials
  • Use of equipment, technologies, and dismantle, assemble and fabricate technology
  • Solve problems in extras-low voltage single-path and multiple-path DC circuits


Job Opportunities:

  • Apprenticeship – Electrical Fitter/ Mechanic
  • Apprenticeship – Appliance servicing
  • Apprenticeship – Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic


Do I need to have Prior Knowledge or Work Experience?

You will not need any prior knowledge or work experience relating to the electrical industry. A high level of maths and science skills is highly recommended.


What can I continue to study after this?

Having completed the Certificate II in Electrotechnology, participants may seek further advancement and proceed to the Certificate III in Electrotechnology (apprenticeship).

All information regarding this pathway can be found at  


Study Option: Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)

  • Delivery Mode: Face to Face training
  • Location: Individual School campus  or/and trade training centre


Learning Support Services:

All students enrolling into this qualification are required to undertake a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) assessment.


Appropriate methods of assessment, which meet the learning needs of the individual, including reasonable adjustment, will be made where necessary to ensure fairness and equity within the learning process.


Student Training and Employment SurveyWithin 3 months of completing or discontinuing this course you will be required to complete a Training and Employment Survey.


Units of Competency Delivered:



Apply Occupational Health and Safety Regulations


Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities


Provide CPR


Use computer applications relevant to a workplace


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Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment


Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components


Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment


Fix and secure electro technology equipment


Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector


Solve problems in d.c. circuits


Maintain documentation


Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus




Credit transfers

Have you previously completed any units?

Prior to enrolment we are able to assess your skills via Credit Transfers If you have completed an accredited program through another training provider or you have relevant industry experience you may be eligible to receive a Credit Transfer. You will need to provide a statement. For further information please contact us.


How do I enrol onto this course?

This is a school-based course, where training is provided to schools that have a current Third Party Agreement with Electrogroup Training. If you are a student that meets the pre-requisites to this course and have signed up to this course through an affiliated school, please see below online enrolment form to complete online and email back to Training [at] Please note that all students under 18 years of age require a parent or guardian signature on the enrolment form.


How do I find out more?

For more information on this course or other programs at Electrogroup Training please contact us on either of our numbers or email training [at] () or head to our website